Banana Custard Cake

Tired of banana bread? While banana bread is delicious, this recipe is all cake and a little custard.

Yield: 11×7 pan

Prep: 15 min

Bake: 45 min


4 eggs seperated

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 tbsp water

1 tsp vanilla

2 ripe bananas mashed

1 cup all purpose flour

1 1/2 cup milk

2 tsp powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray 11×7 pan with non stick spray or lined with parchment paper.
  2. In mixing bowl, whip egg whites on high until peaks form, set aside.
  3. In another mixing bowl, beat egg yolks, sugar and brown sugar. Add butter and mix well. Mix in water, vanilla and bananas.
  4. Add flour until well blended. Pour in milk and mix. Batter is runny. Add half the egg whites and fold, add remaining egg whites and fold together. Batter will seem lumpy and foamy.
  5. Pour batter into pan and bake 45 minutes.
  6. When cool, dust with powdered sugar. Cake will have a soft custard like center.

Butterscotch Brownie Recipe

A different take on the classic brownie.

Yield: 16


1/4 cup shortening

1 cup brown sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 egg

3/4 cup all purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray bottom and side of 8×8 pan or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a 1 1/2 quart saucepan, melt shortening over low heat. Remove from heat and add brown sugar and vanilla. Add salt and baking powder. Mix in egg and flour until smooth.
  3. Spread in pan. Bake 20-25 minutes. Cool on wire rack before cutting.